Insider Selling: Worldpay Group PLC (WPG) Insider Sells 743,511 Shares of Stock
Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) insider John Allan sold 743,511 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 285 ($3.47), for a total transaction of £2,119,006.35 ($2,582,579.34).
Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) opened at 288.00 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 295.61 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 283.13. Worldpay Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 247.60 and a 1-year high of GBX 320.80. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.73 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th were given a dividend of GBX 0.65 ($0.01) per share. This represents a yield of 0.21%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 15th.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on WPG shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 280 ($3.41) target price on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 335 ($4.08) price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 315 ($3.84) price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.66) price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research note on Monday, July 4th. Finally, BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 290 ($3.53) price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research note on Monday, August 22nd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Worldpay Group PLC has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 315.40 ($3.84).
About Worldpay Group PLC
Worldpay Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides a range of technology-led payment products and services. The Company operates through four segments: Global eCom, WPUK, WPUS and Corporate. Global eCom provides a range of payment services, both online and by mobile, to accept, validate and settle payments in approximately 126 currencies across 146 countries, using any one of over 300 payment methods.
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